You are awesome. Everyone is awesome in their own way. So pat yourself on the back and don't feel like you're not worthy. You are worthy! You're not a fraud! You're awesome!
Here are four reasons why putting up emotional walls is my worst trait and one that I'm openly, willingly and continually working on.
Perhaps we were all a bit hasty with the phrase we coined at primary school -- friends forever -- more often than not it's a promise both parties won't be able to keep. There comes a time that we learn not to count the number of friends, but the number of friends you can count on.
I'm not claiming that you have to have changed someone's life or be some type of hero to have prosperity through relationships -- you just need to allow yourself to be authentic, open to building honest and caring relationships with the people in your personal and professional lives.
In my book, The Ecstasy of Surrender, I discuss how a soul mate must be wil...
When I was 20 I struggled a lot with saying no to anyone -- including myself. I had this strange inner-feeling that if I said no, I somehow wasn't being kind, or nice, or loving and that I'd be letting someone down
I know a few boomer women who have given up sex. Their primary reason is that they're not in relationships and they're not interested in casual sex. While most of these women would like to become sexual again, they prefer to wait for the in-love version.
Perfectly reasonable humans turn into walking rom-com tropes when it comes to the future of their relationships.
I made a note to myself when I was standing in the middle of a white peach tree to remember the feeling. I wanted to remember the heavy scent, the branches full of leaves and the ripe fruit in my face, beside me and behind me. I wanted to remember laughing.
Acknowledge how affectionate you used to be, and let your partner know that you miss those times and would love to get back on track. Take the time to listen to your partner's concerns. If you truly think this is a relationship worth fighting for, let your partner know
Every time I felt fear and doubt, you would grow and flourish; tightening your grip on me with every insecurity I felt.
Put your phone down and pay attention, life is passing us by every second we choose not to. Maybe there is a new adage brewing for our times... "No one on their deathbed ever said, 'Gee, I wish I'd spent more time on my cell phone.'"
If you want to avoid committing the faux pas of describing a colleague or an acquaintance as a friend, here are some rules for when it's fair game to use the term.
On July 24, 2014, I posted Part 1 of this five part series, an online tutorial on the value of Emotional Intelligence (EQ). I propose Boomers can be ...
I once cared deeply about these things. But as I've gotten older and "wiser" (debatable), I've realized they just don't matter to me.